Design Engineer CRE - Leading Rail Sub Contractor UK

London (Central), London (Greater)
£60,000 - £70,000
06 Sep 2018
04 Oct 2018
Design, Engineer
Job Type

Main Purpose of Role

To provide, or to lead a team providing safe, practical and economic designs for internal clients to a high standard of professional competence and in compliance with Company procedures.


Key Resppnsibilities

  • Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
  • Represent the design department when necessary at internal and external meetings, Manage the interface with external or in house design teams on behalf of the Design Manager.
  • Liaise with other departments and project teams within the company with respect to design requirements.
  • Undertake site visits when appropriate.
  • Undertake the responsibilities of project design engineer if appointed.
  • Ensure that design work undertaken is carried out in accordance with company procedures and that a high level of professionalism is maintained.
  • Ensure that chargeable work is identified and evaluated including the preparation of adequate records of time spent.
  • Ensure that feedback on design work is collated and saved in accordance with procedure.
  • Coach individual staff members.
  • Prepare conceptual designs from with a view to the preparation of safe, practical and economic designs in accordance with current legislation.
  • Prepare detailed designs in accordance with current standards and codes including calculations, design risk assessments and sufficiently detailed sketches for the preparation of working drawings.
  • Check the design work of other staff members and external designers.
  • Summarise quantities relating to design tasks for pricing purposes.
  • Maintain responsibility for the storage, filing and archiving of documents relevant to your design tasks.
  • Provide advice and guidance on design and operational issues.
  • Limited responsibility for preparation of design tenders and sub contracts.
  • Administration and monitoring of Change Controls.
  • Reporting of monthly progress report.
  • Implementation of Temporary Works requirements and associated registers.
  • Produce design or checking services to the requisite standards on behalf of the Company.
  • Attend monthly site progress meetings.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Construction/Design Experience – 2 years (degree), 5 years (HND/HNC)
  • Computer literate with strong skills in Microsoft Excel and other design based software such as AutoCad and TEDDS
  • Working knowledge of CDM 2007
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Design experience and mainetnance of railway structures.

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